Hussain Shargi: Embracing Solitude

February 12, 2014

During a long hiatus, a friend came to me with an album and a request. That I just listen and give him a review of it. So I did, but instead of writing out a formal review for the site,

Mohammed AlMeshkhas: Diminishing Genres

October 10, 2011

, a very talented bass player from Bahrain, took some time out of his schedule to answer a few questions about his music. Amazingly enough, he’s also been and is currently part of a diverse list of bands which matches

Busac: Benevolence In Bahrain

September 6, 2011

I kinda lucked out with this one. A friend happened to get me into personal contact with Busac of for an interview via email. As people know, I’m very fond of conversational interviews any way I can get it other

Shattered Calm: A Split Review

August 16, 2011

Nick’s Perspective Welcome to Bahrain, the home of and the stomping ground of the reigning king in the black metal scene, Learza. After releasing his first two records, “فجر/Fajr” (Dawn) and “الأحلام/Al-Ahlaam” (The Dreams), I couldn’t imagine that Qafas could

Esra’a Al Shafei: The Quest For World Domination

August 14, 2011

Most of the world’s perception of places off the internet radar is a little skewed. We’re torn between what we see in mainstream, and most independent, media outlets and what little experience we have had with people from those regions.